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Column: Cybersecurity, Understanding & More

Column: Cybersecurity, Understanding & More

[Column written by The TLC Group of Companies] Fostering a Culture of Understanding In the world of cybersecurity and data protection, it’s not uncommon to hear about the latest data breaches, security lapses, and phishing incidents. We often focus on the technical aspects of these events, analysing the vulnerabilities, patches, and encryption... Read more of this article

Column: Tyrrell On Budget, Budget Reply & More

Column: Tyrrell On Budget, Budget Reply & More

[Opinion column written by MP Neville Tyrrell] The OBA’s response to the 2024 Budget Statement is predictable. While most Bermudians are hoping for Bermuda’s success and hoping for the elevation of conditions for Bermuda’s working and middle class, the OBA seems to be determined to promote a “doom and gloom” narrative and... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Politics, Policies & More

Column: Famous On Politics, Policies & More

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Christopher Famous] “Granting such individuals streamlined pathways to full rights” – OBA Deputy Party Co-Chairman and C6 candidate Joseph Marable on the OBA plan to give away Bermudian status. It is interesting, yet not surprising to witness the OBA have their candidates continuously put out press statements... Read more of this article

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

Column: Preparing Staff For Bermuda’s PIPA

[Written by the TLC Group] As Bermuda gears up for the full enforcement of the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 [PIPA] on January 1, 2025, organizations across the island are facing the critical task of ensuring their staff are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to comply with this landmark legislation. But creating and implementing... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It Too’

Column: ‘Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It Too’

[Opinion column written by: PLP MP Christopher Famous] “You can’t have your cake and eat it [too] is a popular English idiomatic proverb or figure of speech. The proverb literally means “you cannot simultaneously retain possession of a cake and eat it, too”. – Wikipedia For quite some time it has been known that Bermuda, as... Read more of this article

Column: PLP’s Simmons On 2024 Budget

Column: PLP’s Simmons On 2024 Budget

[Opinion column written by: PLP Chairman Dawn Simmons] Today’s Budget Statement by the Progressive Labour Party Government is a demonstration of our real and tangible commitment to investing in our people, giving voice to the voiceless, and providing a safety net for Bermuda’s most vulnerable. Throughout the Progressive Labour Party’s... Read more of this article

Column: PIPA & The Use Of Your Data

Column: PIPA & The Use Of Your Data

[Written by the TLC Group] Imagine your personal information – from your online shopping habits to your health records – scattered across the internet like fallen trees after a strong hurricane. That’s the reality for many of us today, with our data collected, stored, and even sold by countless organizations. But the tide is turning, thanks... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Flying On BermudAir

Column: Famous On Flying On BermudAir

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] First flight on BermudAir out of Westchester County Airport in New York. The online booking of flight was super easy. Think as easy as ordering Sargasso or Pronto. Some major advantages of flying out of Westchester County Airport [HPN] No irritating traffic jams on Highway No long walk from parking lot No long... Read more of this article

Column: Dodging The Valentine’s Day Blues

Column: Dodging The Valentine’s Day Blues

[Column written by Dr. Jacqueline Olds] Whether you think it is a Hallmark holiday or not, Valentine’s Day has a way of stirring up a lot of strong emotions in people – both positive and negative. For weeks now, islanders have been bombarded with advertising and staycation offers aimed at couples celebrating the occasion. Whether you’re not in... Read more of this article

Column: Crafting Data Protection Vision

Column: Crafting Data Protection Vision

[Written by the TLC Group] One of the first steps we recommend to our clients at the beginning of their PIPA Journey to Compliance is to craft their data protection vision statement. This aligns nicely with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s 1st quarter 2024 advice to start with organizational commitment. Imagine your organization as a treasure... Read more of this article

Column: Burgess On Workers, Initiatives & More

Column: Burgess On Workers, Initiatives & More

[Opinion column written by MP Derrick Burgess] The PLP has been unwavering in our commitment to support the workers of Bermuda. This Government has worked tirelessly to improve workers’ rights and protections. Much has been achieved over the last 5 years to transform promises into a tangible reality. Through a series of legislative reforms and initiatives,... Read more of this article

Column: Hayward-Bell On OBA, Credibility

Column: Hayward-Bell On OBA, Credibility

[Opinion column written by Lauren Hayward-Bell] The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] finds the recent op-ed by OBA Deputy Party co-Chairman Joseph Marable curious. In a recent op-ed, OBA Deputy Party Co-Chairman Joseph Marable referred to “studies by the Bermuda Government Accountability Office.” Unfortunately for Mr. Marable, no such office... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Immigration & More

Column: Famous On Immigration & More

[Opinion column written by: PLP MP Christopher Famous] What is great about Facebook is that people have to use their real names and or faces in order to have a conversation and or debate. Even if you disagree on any given issue, at least you know who you are talking to. Ironically, very often, people actually meet in person and become friends that see... Read more of this article

Column: Marable On Senator Simmons Remarks

Column: Marable On Senator Simmons Remarks

[Opinion column written by OBA Deputy Party Co-Chairman Joseph Marable] Senator Simmons’ recent article criticising the One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] paints a concerning picture of the party’s policies. However, a closer examination reveals inconsistencies and misrepresentations that warrant a more nuanced perspective. Firstly, Senator Simmons claims... Read more of this article

Column: Simmons On OBA, Policies & More

Column: Simmons On OBA, Policies & More

[Opinion column written by Senator Lindsay Simmons] The recent editorial by One Bermuda Alliance Senator Dwayne Robinson reinforces the key differences between the OBA and the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party. Look at the comment sections of our local media and see what their supporters are saying. Read the hatred masked by pen names and see the not-so-hidden... Read more of this article

Column: Port Royal Events, Growing & More

Column: Port Royal Events, Growing & More

[Opinion column written by Kim Swan & Jayson Jackson] In this our second collaborative article called The Doghouse Series discussing the Bermuda Government Golf Courses, we talk about successfully hosting international events while battling the annual emergence of a dreaded weed on golf greens that spends the winter but dies out when warmer temperatures... Read more of this article